Fri, 9 December 2016
With the help of the immortals, Claus settles into human life in the Laughing Valley. And as he enters into manhood, he creates one of his most famous inventions: toys. L. Frank Baum, today on The Classic Tales Podcast.
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And now, The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, part 2 of 4, by L. Frank Baum